All posts tagged: Hip Hop

Anna Straker Returns with the Moody ‘Ignite Me’

London’s Anna Straker makes her return with a moody nod at the 90s with her new single ‘Ignite Me’. Taking Hip-Hop drum programming as the backbone as soul keys are gently placed on top whilst Straker takes the listener on a poetic storytelling journey. The song follows-up her stellar cover version of Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape Of You’ which she shared earlier this year. Consistently wowing fans and critics with her wide range of talent, 2017 is going to be another big year for the artist. Touching Read more […]

Listen to Marlon Percy’s Soulful Single ‘Your Fool’

London’s Marlon Percy has dropped a milky and head-nodding track titled ‘Your Fool’. Extremely soulful with soothing synths riding on top of swinging Hip-Hop drums, the song is taken from Percy’s forthcoming EP ‘The Little Things’.

Regarding ‘Your Fool’, Marlon Percy mentioned:

“This was the first pop song I wrote about love, lust and manipulation. The lyrical content is inspired by the relationships I have witnessed and the power women have over men both sexually and psychologically in today’s society.”

Ghostpoet ‘Freakshow’ Video

Ghostpoet reveals the video for this song ‘Freakshow’, which is taken from his forthcoming album ‘Dark Days & Canapés’, out August 18th. Keeping the levels extremely high, the video is a grim and apocalyptic view of the future as people are forced to wear oxygen masks and protective rain suiting just to go outside. With the South London native venturing down the musical roads of post-punk, the important and eye-opening theme continues from Ghostpoet’s previous track ‘Immigrant Boogie’. Have a look.

TOKiMONSTA Feat. Yuna ‘Don’t Call Me’ Video

L.A. producer TOKiMONSTA joins forces with Malaysia’s Yuna for their collaborative track ‘Don’t Call Me’. The single is taken from TOKiMONSTA’s forthcoming LP ‘Lune Rouge’, slated for release in September. The pair have also unveiled the official video for the track which features the intertwining of gorgeous black and white clips of Yuna performing the song and sleek traditional and graphic-fused landscape shots.

ZGTO ‘Off Dat’ Video

Having collaborated for the past couple of years now, Detroit’s ZelooperZ and Shigeto reunite for their project ZGTO. The duo will release their album ‘A Piece of the Geto’ on August 4th. One of the songs taken from the upcoming record is their zoned-out track ‘Off Dat’, which they have also shared the video for. What you have here is rapper ZelooperZ kindly ‘expanding his mind’ into a far-off and trippy place where the environment is a mesh of psychedelic landscapes and a stream of purple haze…literally. You can see for yourself down below.

Ghostpoet Unveils His New Single ‘Trouble + Me’

Ghostpoet has announced the release of this new album ‘Dark Days & Canapés’. Set to drop August 18th on Play It Again Sam, the new record is produced by Leo Abrahams. Ghostpoet’s last single ‘Immigrant Boogie’ found the South Londoner tapping into more of a post punk sound. Now bringing forth the second offering from the new LP, ‘Trouble + Me’ sticks to a haunting soundscape, sonically fitting for the current chaotic times.

Stream Adian Coker’s New ‘Buena Vistas’ EP

South London’s Adian Coker has continues to drive in his own lane of Hip-Hop, releasing his new ‘Buena Vistas’ EP. Out via the Parisian label Kitsuné, the six-song record is not only an introspective and personal handing from Coker but also a tool of motivation for those aiming at goals in life, remaining steadfast at moving towards them. Backed by melodic and crisp production, Adian Coker raises the levels yet again his latest work. Have a listen.

ColoRising Mixes 31: Rein

An intense energy is what Stockholm’s Rein brings to the table. Using the sounds of electro, punk and digital hardcore to deliver messages containing political and social overtones, the fiery artist released her debut self-titled EP last year, shaking the music industry whilst gaining multiple praises internationally. Nominated for a 2017 P3 Guld Award, Rein’s latest EP entitled ‘FREEDOOM’ is a harder hit to the matrix, tackling subjects such as sexism, racism, capitalism and more. One of the most potent recordings currently on the market, Rein is here to do more than just make you dance, but rather spark the fire for change.

Listen to RHEA’s Debut Single ‘Dreams’

Raised in South London, RHEA makes her debut with a whirling of soulful electronica titled ‘Dreams’. Spacey with Hip-Hop drums bouncing underneath fuzzy synths and RHEA’s echoing vocals, ‘Dreams’ will definitely get your head nodding as you fall into a lovely zone. You can listen to the track below. Enjoy! Read more […]

Noga Erez ‘Off The Radar’ Video

Tel Aviv aritst Noga Erez brings forth more impressive visuals with her latest video ‘Off The Radar’. Filmed in a basketball gym, strange beings judge even weirder participants in various sporting events. Stylishly shot, Erez continues to push the levels of thought and creativity across the board. ‘Off The Radar’ is the title track taken from her forthcoming debut LP out June 2nd via City Slang. Touching on the video, Noga Erez wrote: “The video takes place at a bizarre sports event where Read more […]